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Correction: Superstorm-Mental Health story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:54

a couple surveys the remains of the home owned by the woman’s parentsLONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Oct. 29 about Superstorm Sandy victims experiencing mental health issues, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an organization helping with disaster distress response. The organization is the Visiting Nurse Service, not the Visiting Nurse System.


Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in Maine

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:52

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in MaineA nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride.


Volkswagen Q3 profits jump 56 percent

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:36

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2012 file photo worker Michael Keil checks a Golf VII car during a press tour at the plant of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen AG (VW) in Zwickau, central Germany. Volkswagen AG says Thursday, Oct. 30, 2013, that net profit jumped 56 percent in the third quarter as the company sees continuing sales growth in China and Europe. Net profit rose to 2.97 billion euros (US dollar 3.8 billion) from 1.91 billion euros in the same quarter a year ago. Sales revenue rose 4.1 percent to 48.9 billion euros (US dollar 62.4 billion). (AP Photo/Jens Meyer,File)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says net profit jumped 56 percent in the third quarter as the company saw more sales growth in China and a slowly recovering European auto market.


Some Rhode Island voters face 40 ballot questions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:10
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Voting in one Rhode Island town next Tuesday won't be quick.

Roosevelt Boulevard reopens after tanker, sedan collide in fog

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:42

Roosevelt Boulevard reopens after tanker, sedan collide in fogAll lanes are back open on the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard after an earlier crash involving a gasoline tanker and a sedan.


Viral video documents New York street harassment

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:16

CORRECTS SPELLING OF ACTRESS'S NAME Actress Shoshana Roberts is seen during an interview at Associated Press headquarters in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Roberts starred in a video discretely made by man walking in front of her as she walked the streets of New York City and endured dozens of unsolicited catcalls during the course of a single day. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.


2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:03

2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in TexasOne woman may be paralyzed and the other may lose an arm after they were shot by a Texas homeowner during an alleged break-in.


2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:03

2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in TexasOne woman may be paralyzed and the other may lose an arm after they were shot by a Texas homeowner during an alleged break-in.


Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:37

Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt BoulevardA crash is causing major delays on the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard in the East Falls section of Philadelphia.


Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:37

Roosevelt Boulevard reopens after tanker, sedan collide in fogA crash is causing major delays on the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard in the East Falls section of Philadelphia.


Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in Montco

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:32

Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in MontcoTwo police departments in Montgomery County are teaming up to find an armed robber.


Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in Montco

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:32

Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in MontcoTwo police departments in Montgomery County are teaming up to find an armed robber.


Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:19
BEIJING (AP) — Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.

Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:19
BEIJING (AP) — Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.

Memorial underway for Cleveland killer's victims

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:16
CLEVELAND (AP) — Relatives of the 11 victims of a convicted Cleveland serial killer have broken ground on a memorial at the site where those victims' remains were found and the man's home was later demolished.

Crash in fog shuts down southbound Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:12

Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt BoulevardA crash has shut down the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard in the midst of the morning rush hour.


Crash in fog shuts down southbound Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:12

Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt BoulevardA crash has shut down the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard in the midst of the morning rush hour.


Upstate New York home cleared of 150-plus cats

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:09
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (AP) — State police say building inspectors have condemned an upstate New York home after crews had to tear out the walls to find many of the more than 150 cats that were removed from the property.

Driver with 2 dogs in car crashes in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:35

Driver with 2 dogs in car crashes in Northeast PhiladelphiaPolice say two dogs inside a vehicle may have played a part in a crash in Northeast Philadelphia early Thursday morning.


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:29

FILE - In a Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 file photo, gun violence protesters participate in a lie-in during an anti-gun rally at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Nearly six in 10 Americans want stricter gun laws in the aftermath of last month's deadly school shooting in Connecticut, with majorities favoring a nationwide ban on military-style, rapid-fire weapons and limits on gun violence depicted in video games and movies and on TV, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. A lopsided 84 percent of adults would like to see the establishment of a federal standard for background checks for people buying guns at gun shows, the poll showed. President Barack Obama was set Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 to unveil a wide-ranging package of steps for reducing gun violence expected to include a proposed ban on assault weapons, limits on the capacity of ammunition magazines and universal background checks for gun sales. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: